Synopsis by Perry Seibert
Babak Jalali's 18-minute short Heydar, an Afghan in Tehran stars Heydar Zamani as the title character. Heydar works as a servant for a wealthy Iranian, but he spends his free-time attempting to master English in order to return to Afghanistan as an interpreter. The film follows his mundane day-to-day existence.
Afghan [nationality], English-language, immigrant, Iran, translator, worker